Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Born (1980-03-05) 5 March 1980 (age 37)
Full name
Maitha bint Mohammed bin rashid Maktoum
House House of Al-Falasi
Father Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Mother A Moroccan Lady[citation needed]
Religion Sunni Islam

Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (born March 5, 1980) is a karate and taekwondo athlete and sheikha of Dubai.[1]

Sports career[edit]

Representing the United Arab Emirates in the 2006 Asian Games, she won the silver medal at the Women's Over 60 Kilogram karate event.[2] She is the daughter of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

In March 2008, the UAE National Olympic Committee announced Sheikha Maitha's participation at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She participated in taekwondo in the 67 kg category for women. [3]

Accolades and Awards[edit]

In 2008, she was included as 17th on the list of the "20 Hottest Young Royals" as compiled by Forbes magazine.[1]



Preceded by
Saeed Al Maktoum
Flagbearer for  United Arab Emirates
Beijing 2008
Succeeded by
Saeed Al Maktoum